FOXBORO (CBS) — Cam Newton’s first drive because the quarterback of the New England Patriots ended with a punt. His second ended with a celebration.
Newton scored a landing within the opening minutes of the second quarter on a designed run to the correct aspect from the 4-yard line. The 6-foot-5 quarterback scored with ease earlier than choosing out a most popular spot in the long run zone to unleash a terrific spike.
After the soccer lastly got here down, Newton confronted the again of the tip zone and put his arms collectively to type an X, seemingly a present of tribute to the late actor Chadwick Boseman. The actor popularized the “Wakanda Salute” together with his efficiency within the 2018 movie “Black Panther,” and since his passing in late August, tributes have popped up across the globe.
@CameronNewton's first TD in New England! #MIAvsNE | #GoPats pic.twitter.com/W6ED1gyUFs
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 13, 2020
Newton’s landing put the Patriots up 7-Zero on the time, and it was his first speeding landing since October of 2018. A celebration of some variety was to ensure that Newton, as that landing was a very long time coming.